The Buffalo Massacre is an Assault on Black Bodies, Stories, and Survival

Black elderhood offends white supremacy. It cannot tolerate the mentorship and proof of survival advanced age evidences.

An image of a supermarket, similar to where nine Black elders lost their lives. Source: Unsplash.

And though you did me gruesome, I was surely relieved/
I completed my mission, wasn’t ready to leave/
But fulfilled my days, my Creator

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I write to explore Black personhood, the life we have built in the shadow of full citizenship. Follow me on Twitter @Established1865.

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Hal H. Harris

Hal H. Harris

Black on Both Sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is hal.harris@est1865.com.

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